July 21, 2021

A small update for FAIRDOM-SEEK, version 1.11.1, has been released. This contains contains some improvements and bugfixes, including: Fix to a rarely encountered bug that caused a user to be added to a project with a nil Institution, which could then lead to other problems Fix to remove some warning messages about a duplicate definition […]

June 23, 2021

We are pleased to announce a new version of FAIRDOM-SEEK is now available, which is version 1.11.0 There have many improvements and bugfixes, but the main highlights include: Changes to joining a project during registration. Simplified Project and Programme creation. Site managed Programmes. Markdown formatting of descriptions. Ontology based controlled vocabularies. Spreadsheet view for exploring […]

February 23, 2021

An article on FAIR data management within de.NBI describing various use cases including FAIRDOM-SEEK and Rightfield was published in Briefings in Bioinformatics: Implementing FAIR data management within the German Network for Bioinformatics Infrastructure (de.NBI) exemplified by selected use cases

February 5, 2021

During this 3-day online course, attendees will learn basic techniques for modeling of biochemical networks including data access and storage due to the FAIR principles. The first day introduces principles of stoichiometric and constraint-based modeling coupled with hands on exercises using CellNetAnalyzer. The second day continues with kinetic modeling techniques which will be illustrated and […]

September 24, 2020

  Carole Goble is giving a keynote talk about “Faring with FAIR” at the GMDS Workshop “FAIRe Data Infrastructures” on Thursday, October 15th, 2020. Abstract of the talk: Remarkably it was only in 2016 that the ‘FAIR Guiding Principles for scientific data management and stewardship’ appeared in Scientific Data. The paper was intended to launch […]

September 9, 2020

FAIRDOMHub is presented at the ELIXIR Training “Best practices in research data management and stewardship” by FAIRDOM team member Olga Krebs. The course from October 5th to 8th 2020 is organized by ELIXIR-FR and ELIXIR-LU: https://ifb-elixirfr.github.io/ELIXIR-DMP-DS-training/

September 4, 2020

FAIRDOM team member Flora D’Anna from VIB Belgium gives a presentation on “FAIR Data by Design” at ECCB2020. The session is on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 (15:00 – 16:20 CEST) and is sponsored by ELIXIR.

August 28, 2020

A new version of the FAIRDOM SEEK software has been made available, version 1.10.2, which includes a few bug fixes since the last release last month. In particular, it fixes a validation problem with linking to Publications that were added before describing Publication types were available, and do not have a specific type defined. More […]

August 26, 2020

A new version of the RightField software has been released, version 0.26. This version includes the following enhancements Ability to select invididual terms that will appear within the dropdown list. The previous behaviour forced all subclasses or instances. From the list of terms at the bottom right, multiple terms can be selected by holding down […]

August 19, 2020

During this 3-day course, attendees will learn basic techniques for modeling of biochemical networks including data access and storage due to the FAIR principles. The first day introduces principles of stoichiometric and constraint-based modeling coupled with hands on exercises using CellNetAnalyzer. The second day continues with kinetic modeling techniques which will be illustrated and exercised […]

July 24, 2020

We are pleased to announce a new version of FAIRDOM SEEK is now available, which is version 1.10.1 This minor release contains some bugfixes and small improvements, including: Rails upgrade to the latest Rails 5 release (, along with some other dependencies Discussion links now have an optional label, to be displayed instead of the […]

June 29, 2020

PubChem references the pathways of the COVID-19 Disease Map in FAIRDOMHub. Example: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pathway/COVID-19+Disease+Map:704  

June 9, 2020

We are pleased to announce a new version of FAIRDOM SEEK is now available, which is version 1.10.0 There have many minor improvements and bugfixes, but the main highlights include: Filtered search and browsing Enhanced support for publications Adding one or more Discussion Channel links to all Assets A “Request Contact” button for Assets, to […]

May 15, 2020

ELIXIR News about the ELIXIR Nodes’ collaborations including FAIRDOM to contribute to the development of a knowledgebase of SARS-CoV-2 virus host-pathogen interactions: https://elixir-europe.org/news/covid-19-disease-map  

May 14, 2020

Press release from Maastricht University and Maastricht University Medical Center+ about COVID-19 Disease Map which describes the molecular mechanisms of the coronavirus: https://www.mumc.nl/en/actueel/nieuws/molecular-processes-coronavirus-identified The corresponding project in FAIRDOMHub: https://fairdomhub.org/projects/190

May 6, 2020

FAIRDOM helps to collect knowledge about the molecular mechanisms of COVID-19 and established a project in FAIRDOMHub for the COVID-19 Disease Map: https://fairdomhub.org/projects/190   The COVID-19 Disease Map is an assembly of molecular interaction diagrams established based on literature evidence for virus-host interaction mechanisms specific to the SARS-CoV-2. In the project lists of contributors, data […]

October 18, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new version of FAIRDOM SEEK is now available, which is version 1.9.1 Along with a number of bug fixes this version includes Minor User Interface improvements More consistent sorting of lists. Consistent Add New button to add new items linked to the current item. This replaces buttons that only […]

July 18, 2019

A new version of Rightfield, has been released and is now available for download. The new version includes a refresh and update of all its dependencies, in particular updated to use the latest version of Apache POI. Along with an update there have also been a couple of improvements: Rightfield will now retain existing data […]

July 16, 2019

The FAIRDOM team are pleased to announce a new version of SEEK – version 1.9.0 The highlights of this version includes: Major upgrade of the underlying platform Rails 4.2 → Rails 5.2 Updating and replacing affected libraries and dependencies Unifying javascript to use jQuery framework throughout, and removing Prototype references Ability to login with email […]

June 25, 2019

FAIRDOM members Carole Goble, Wolfgang Müller & Frederik Coppens ran an ELIXIR workshop at the all ELIXIR hands meeting in Lisbon, 17 – 20 June 2019. Its purpose was to * Share information on ongoing projects and (strategic) plans within ELIXIR touching on ‘FAIR at the First Mile’ (local data management). * To bring together […]

June 24, 2019

Frederik Coppens of VIB invited institutional data managers from the Belgian Flanders region, as well as FAIRDOM team and users to Ghent in order to discuss FAIRDOM data management and possible future collaboration. The workshop started out with a presentation session in which the participating institutions presented their planned use case scenarios. Katy Wolstencroft from […]

December 7, 2018

Application deadline: Saturday 2018-12-15. Email enquiries welcome: Jon Olav Vik, jon.vik.@nmbu.no.   The Norwegian University of Life Sciences has two vacant researcher or postdoc positions (up to two years) in systems biology of Atlantic salmon metabolism. These are part of the Digital Salmon, a transdisciplinary project using experimental omics data on metabolic reaction networks. Ideal for […]

October 16, 2018

A new version of SEEK is now available, version 1.7.0. Full details can be found at https://docs.seek4science.org/tech/releases/ Highlights include – Programme wide sharing permissions Researchers can now apply the fine-grained sharing permissions of assets in SEEK to share with whole programmes. This offers our researchers further support in making data “as open as possible, as […]

October 15, 2018

FAIRDOM currently supports more than half of the projects from the first ERACoBioTech Call in their data management. We are offering our support services for the second  ERA CoBioTech call. We can work with you to draft your data management plan, and then provide software, training, and support throughout your project. We will be holding webinars on […]

June 20, 2018

A new version of SEEK is now available, and the FAIRDOMHub has been updated with the changes.  Version 1.6.0 Release date: June 8th 2018 Integration with NeLS We’ve been working with ELIXIR Norway to facilitate linking of SEEK with the ELIXIR Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS). This interlinking allows Norwegian life scientists the ability to store […]

June 11, 2018

The new versions of the FAIRDOM/SEEK platform and the ELIXIR Norwegian e-Infrastructure for Life Sciences (NeLS) are now linked. This will provide SEEK and NeLS users with unprecedented opportunities for storing, sharing, and archiving of data in ways that comply with the FAIR principles. FAIRDOM is committed to ensuring that FAIR data management is simple, […]

June 5, 2018

Join our Norwegian partners as a Data Manager. Working with colleagues accross Norway, with continued support from the FAIRDOM Team and network. Would suit an early career data manager making their first steps, or a more experienced scientist transitioning into support a role. Senior Advisor (2.5 yr) in Data Management for the Digital Salmon – […]

May 30, 2018

We are hosting a workshop and user meeting entitled “FAIR Data Management in Life-Sciences”, as a satellite of this year’s ICSB 2018, in Lyon, France (http://www.icsb2018-france.com/). To register, please fill in the google form below (or follow this link directly to the form http://bit.ly/fairdom-workshop), which also provides some additional information about the workshop and user […]

May 24, 2018

Representatives from ELIXIR France will present the outcomes from the Systems Biology Implementation Study to define the requirements for a European bioinformatics resource for microbial metabolism as well as providing a practical demonstration of how existing funded resources from ELIXIR partners could be integrated to meet those needs. The webinar will take place on Wendesday […]

May 9, 2018

The CORBEL Open Call invites researchers to apply to access technologies and services from more than 20 facilities from 10 different research infrastructures across Europe. Selected projects will gain unprecedented opportunities to utilise a wide range of high-end technologies and services. These include state-of-the-art offers from the fields of advanced imaging, biobanking, clinical and translational […]

May 3, 2018

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR ORAL COMMUNICATIONS NETTAB 2018 is organised in collaboration with ELIXIR Nodes of the UK and Italy as well as the Italian Society of Bioinformatics, BITS. The main focus will be on FAIR principles in bioinformatics, a challenging topic that we hope will attract many researchers from all over the world, including […]

April 23, 2018

Please note that you can now register for this event here: https://fair-dom.org/2018/05/30/join-us-at-fair-data-management-in-life-sciences-a-workshop-and-user-meeting-in-lyon-france-sat-27th-oct/  

April 22, 2018

We will be hosting a workshop at the upcoming 7th Conference on Systems Biology of Mammalian Cells, 4th – 6th July, Bremen, Germany. LiSyM/de.NBI/ERASysAPP Tutorial: How to Share FAIR — The FAIRDOM Data and Model Management Practice Martin Golebiewski & Wolfgang Mueller, HITS Heidelberg Participants will learn how to structure and share complex data in […]

April 17, 2018

The Software Sustainability Institute (SSI) is a national facility in the UK for cultivating and improving research software to support world-class research. Since 2012 the institute have been running a fellowship programme. The fellowship programme supports researchers in adopting and promoting activities within their area of research that assists with software sustainability. The SSI has recently […]

March 28, 2018

Our very own Carole Goble presented “Trust and Accountability: experiences from the FAIRDOM Commons Initiative” at this years DigitalLife conference in Norway. It was great to be invited to engage with all of the DigitalLife projects, many of which we support with their data management endeavours. You can find the talk here: https://www.slideshare.net/carolegoble/trust-and-accountability-experiences-from-the-fairdom-commons-initiative An event […]

January 29, 2018

Our very own Carole Goble was awarded an honorary doctorate from Maastricht University this weekend. This was part of their 42nd birthday celebration. Congratulations Carole! You can find out more about the ceremony here: https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/events/dies-natalis-celebration You can watch the full Symposium here

January 10, 2018

Ever wondered what our partners over at The Digital Salmon were trying to achieve? They have recently produced a nice little info video to tell you just that. We hope you enjoy it.

December 18, 2017

It has been another fantastic year here at FAIRDOM. – We made 4 major releases of our SEEK software, which powers the FAIRDOMHub, bringing you the following functionality: (v1.2) Added in the new Samples framework, which offers you a more flexible way of managing your Samples, and their associated metadata. (v1.3) Fully integrated our two […]

October 11, 2017

This month, Katy Wolstencroft from the FAIRDOM team gave an interview to Phys.org. In the interview she talks about why data integration is so important for modern science, and how to go about managing data to make it easier to integrate. You can read the full interview here https://phys.org/news/2017-10-integrating-data-to-learn-more.html  If you want to know more about […]

September 8, 2017

We are excited to announce our 2017 SynBio Data Management Training Day. The event is co-located with Synthetic Biology UK, in Manchester. The venue will be the Manchester Institute for Biotechnology (http://www.mib.ac.uk/contact/). The day will run on Wednesday 29th November, from 9.30 to 4pm, you can view the full agenda here https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TMmM7xBPNYGkxJnM1Sst40XjCgBl2bA8X-NdHlnCel8/edit?usp=sharing During the event […]

August 10, 2017

We recorded our last two webinars for you all to enjoy over the summer. You can access Björn Grüning’s talk “Conda and Containers for a sustainable bioinformatic infrastructure” here: https://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars-2/bjorn-gruning/ and You can access Matthew Pocock’s talk “ShortBOL: A shorthand for synthetic biology design” here: https://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars-2/matthew-pocock/

July 19, 2017

Our friends in the COMBINE community are updating their list of software that uses SBML. If you have a software you want to add, or you want to add fresh information please visit here: http://sbml.org/SBML_Software_Guide/Submit_new_or_updated_information_for_the_SBML_Software_Guide

July 7, 2017

The University of Birmingham, with funding from the UK Multi-Scale Biology Network, will host a Multi-Scale Biology Study Group from 12th-15th December 2017. This event will bring together biologists, clinicians and scientists in industry with mathematicians to tackle research questions posed by the experimentalists, following the successful Multi-Scale Biology Study Group held in 2016. Registration […]

July 4, 2017

Our paper on  “Identifiers for the 21st century: How to design, provision, and reuse persistent identifiers to maximize utility and impact of life science data” is now out in Plos Computational Biology.

June 20, 2017

FAIRDOM can support the data management component of your ERA CoBioTech bids. We have prepared a frequently asked questions document. to help you understand more about the data management component of the grant. To prepare the written data management section we have prepared: Minimum data management planning checklist A boiler plate text that you can use and […]

June 12, 2017

FAIRDOM will be attending the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Summit today, to help with generating a number of concrete statements related to how the EOSC should be implemented. The event aims to: take stock of the progress made so far give stakeholders the opportunity to review the Commission’s vision for the European Open Science Cloud […]

June 5, 2017

At the start of this week Natalie Stanford, Olga Krebs, and Ron Henkel, from the FAIRDOM Team, were in Norway providing basic and advanced training for Digital Life Norway. The agenda for the day included an introduction to FAIRDOM as a whole, followed by a short introduction to Rightfield, then parallel sessions for basic and advanced FAIRDOMHub […]

April 21, 2017

On the 27th and 28th March, the FAIRDOM team met in the historic town of Heidelberg in Germany for our 30 month funding review.  The meeting was attended by the whole FAIRDOM team, reviewers, funders, and special guest users Jon Olav Vik from the Digital Salmon project, and Ursula Klingmüller, from the IMOMESIC project. Over the two […]

April 10, 2017

Are you fed up with searching the literature for kinetic data? We offer an introduction and hands-on training for the SABIO-RK database containing manually curated kinetic data of biochemical reactions. Target audience: People interested in systems biology or biochemistry Learning goals: Introduction to the biochemical reaction kinetics database SABIO-RK Learning and working with the tools […]

March 24, 2017

We’re pleased to announce that a new version of SEEK (version 1.3.0.) is now available to install. The key features of this release are: SEEK can now integrate with openBIS. You can browse openBIS spaces through SEEK, and then register datasets from openBis in SEEK. A new permissions UI for setting sharing permissions. For more […]

March 9, 2017

FAIRDOM’s 2017 Webinar series is in full swing! Webinars run on the third Thursday of each month, and our next webinar is Thursday March 16th @ 2pm GMT. The webinar series will be of interest to students, researchers, project investigators, lab managers, institutions, publishers, data providers….anyone with data or models to manage. Our speaker this […]

February 8, 2017

FAIRDOM can support the data management component of your ERA CoBioTech application. We hosted webinars describing what FAIRDOM offers, and how we can support you. To find out more please visit: https://fair-dom.org/eracobiotech-proposal-support/

January 25, 2017

ERA CoBioTech, in collaboration with FAIRDOM, will provide data and model management support to all participating projects. In accordance with the ERA CoBioTech call, the full proposal stage will require a section of the application dedicated to data and model management. To help applicants prepare their proposals, and to learn more about the data management […]

The FAIRDOM team are pleased to announce a new version of SEEK, version 1.2, available to download and install. Version 1.2 includes a major reimplementation and design of support for Samples, along with many other improvements. developed from discussions within the FAIRDOM-ELIXIR Samples Club sample types with user-defined sets of attributes and attribute types sample […]

January 20, 2017

Did you miss out on our first webinar “Building a training material portal: BioSchemas and metadata scraping”, by guest speaker Niall Beard from ELIXIR-UK? You can catch up on the webinar here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/2961028074691759617 and sign up for future webinars here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6106095323794227970 To find out more about our webinar series please visit: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars-2/

January 12, 2017

After a hugely successful 2016 series, FAIRDOM will be launching its 2017 Webinar series on Thursday 19th January at 2pm GMT. The webinar series will be of interest to students, researchers, project investigators, lab managers, institutions, publishers, data providers….anyone with data or models to manage. Our first speaker will be Niall Beard representing ELIXIR-UK. He will […]

January 3, 2017

Martin Fenner from DataCite, and collaborators have just published “A Data Citation Roadmap for Scholarly Data Repositories” The article “presents a practical roadmap for scholarly data repositories to implement data citation in accordance with the Joint Declaration of Data Citation Principles (Data Citation Synthesis Group, 2014), a synopsis and harmonization of the recommendations of major science policy […]

December 16, 2016

Fantastic news and a great end to the year: we are now an Association e.V.! Core members of the team met in Berlin on 12th December to establish the FAIRDOM Association e.V. as a legal entity. Founding institutions include: The University of Manchester, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, and New Forest Ventures Ltd. This means […]

December 12, 2016

More than 4 years after organising the first such workshop, FAIRDOM in collaboration with de.NBI ran the 3rd Systems Biology Developer’s Foundry Workshop. Foundry Workshops are an innovative, experimental workshop format that is based on a mixture between a demo session and scientific speed dating („show-and-tell sessions“). In the show-and-tell sessions, people show what they […]

December 8, 2016

We’re excited to announce our latest publication “FAIRDOMHub: a repository and collaboration environment for sharing systems biology research.” can now be accessed from http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/11/28/nar.gkw1032.full You can now use this reference to cite FAIRDOM in your papers: “Wolstencroft K, Krebs O, Snoep JL, Stanford NJ, Bacall F, Golebiewski M, Kuzyakiv R, Nguyen Q, Owen S, Soiland-Reye […]

November 25, 2016

This meeting will take place December 5-6, 2016 at the Fraunhofer conference center in Potsdam, Germany. The tutorial will also cover an introduction into the FAIRDOM/SEEK platform for data management. Standardisation issues are addressed in many fields in the life sciences, e.g. basic research, industrial R&D, education, technology transfer and application but these areas are […]

November 18, 2016

Please visit there blog for the article: https://insideuniprot.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/being-fair-at-uniprot.html

November 11, 2016

About CoBioTech The ERA-Net Cofund on Biotechnologies is a new ERA-Net Cofund Action under Horizon 2020 that will build upon the achievements of ERA-IB2 (ERA-Net for Industrial Biotechnology 2), ERASysAPP (ERA-Net for Applied Systems Biology) and ERASynBio (ERA-Net for Synthetic Biology). The key mission of ERA CoBioTech is to maximise synergies between current mechanisms of […]

November 3, 2016

Our Partners, Digital Salmon, write about their experience of using FAIRDOM tools and expertise in managing their data and models in our new blog “Data and model management needs for a knowledge base of salmon physiology: The Digital Salmon” To read more please visit: http://fair-dom.org/2016/11/03/digital-salmon-knowledge-base/ For more information on the Digital Salmon project please visit: http://fair-dom.org/partners/the-digital-salmon/

October 6, 2016

CORBEL – Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science services – is an EC Horizon2020 project uniting 11 Biological and Medical Science Research Infrastructures (RIs). In CORBEL, the participating RIs expand their cooperation in order to harmonise researchers’ access to their cutting-edge technologies and services by establishing a sustainable platform of aligned services that will enable […]

September 27, 2016

“Here at FAIRDOM we celebrated another great year of providing data and model management support to researchers by running our first user meeting. It formed part of the satellite meetings for the ICSB, and it was held at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park: a beautiful venue that backs straight onto the beach. On the morning […]

August 1, 2016

The overall conclusions of this Strategic Research Agenda (SRA) are that the field of systems biology has become an important component of the European life sciences. A strong European systems biology community has been formed that is able to take initiatives, such as FAIRDOM (Chapter 5) and ISBE (chapter 7). The 5 most important recommendations in […]

June 29, 2016

Did you miss out on our Fourth webinar “Design Tools and Data in Synthetic Biology”, by guest speaker Neil Swainston? You can catch up on the webinar here: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars/neil-swainston/ and sign up for future webinars here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1892593035444676353

Dear FAIRDOMHub users, The new SEEK 1.1. release, allows users/creators to define the license under which to openly share their research data – which includes Datafiles, Models, SOPs, and Presentations. What is the use of this? According to current copyright law and jurisdiction, any artefact without a defined license has all rights reserved. However, most […]

June 9, 2016

We’re excited to announce the first combined user meeting for FAIRDOM.   It will be held as a satellite meeting of ICSB 2016 (http://www.icsb2016barcelona.org/), running on 15th September 2016 in Barcelona. 9am to 5pm. Registration is free! To sign up for the meeting please visit: https://goo.gl/OXzpLT

May 10, 2016

Did you miss out on our Third webinar “ ISA and Biosharing resources – Exemplars of use”, by guest speaker Philippe Rocca Serra? You can catch up on the webinar here: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars/philippe-rocca-serra/ and sign up for future webinars here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1892593035444676353

April 25, 2016

  FAIRDOM are pleased to welcome our new partner, The Digital Salmon. The Digital Salmon is part of Norway’s National Centre for Digital Life, which received an investment of 250 million NOK in 2015. FAIRDOM will be supporting The Digital Salmon project to ensure they can produce data and models that are findable, accessible, interoperable […]

April 1, 2016

We’re excited to announce the first combined user meeting for FAIRDOM. The meeting is for current users, and anyone interested in data and model management, or interested in using the FAIRDOM software and platforms (SEEK, FAIRDOMHub, openBIS, JWSOnline, RightField). It will be held as a satellite meeting of ICSB 2016, running on 15th September 2016 […]

We held our second Samples Club in Manchester on March 21st-23rd. The meeting was jointly hosted between FAIRDOM and ELIXIR-UK, as part of ELIXIR-EXCELERATE. Participants with an interest in sample metadata and modelling got together to discuss a range of topics related to a sample-centric interoperability framework driven by use cases. To find out more about the […]

March 15, 2016

The data you collect tomorrow will not have the same characteristics as the data you are collecting today. Being able to predict how the characteristics of your data will change over the coming years is vital if you are preparing data management plans. We’ve written a blog to describe what characteristics of data are important […]

March 4, 2016

Did you miss out on our second webinar “Models, standards and software in systems biology”,  by guest speaker Brett Olivier? You can catch up on the webinar here: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars/brett-olivier/#video and sign up for future webinars here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1892593035444676353

February 18, 2016

We will be holding our second Samples Club meeting on March 21st to 22nd in Manchester. To find out more information, and to apply to attend, please visit: http://goo.gl/forms/QpsD9Hhzmj For more information please visit our Samples Club community page: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/community-standards/

February 17, 2016

We are an open community, and encourage the community to share blogs on events, tools, thoughts, hints and tips, experiences, and much more related to interdisciplinary data and model management. To propose a blog, head on over to: http://fair-dom.org/blog/propose-a-blog/ We’re looking forward to working with you!

February 16, 2016

Have you ever wanted to convert your MATLAB ODE model into an SBML model, without going through the hassle of manual conversion, or SBML construction in MATLAB? Great news, now you can! Introducing MOCCASIN (Model ODE Converter for Creating Automated SBML INteroperability). MOCCASIN was developed by a transatlantic team of tech wizards, and published in BIOINFORMATICS […]

February 9, 2016

Did you miss out on our first webinar “Future-proofing your data: working to ensure that your work will survive the connected world”, by guest speaker Steven Wiley? You can catch up on the webinar here: http://fair-dom.org/knowledgehub/webinars/steven-wiley/#video and sign up for future webinars here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1892593035444676353

February 8, 2016

The Genome Analysis Centre in Norwich, UK, is hosting a Software Carpentry Bootcamp (8th-9th March), followed by a ContentMine Hackathon (10th-11th March). If you are interested please visit their site for more information. Software Carpentry Bootcamp: http://www.tgac.ac.uk/software-carpentry-bootcamp-2016/  ContentMine hackathon: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=1b391e9b0f556ff8b126a5b6a&id=b5f5451a3a&e

February 1, 2016

Ever wondered what data management is, and why it is important in interdisciplinary life sciences? Or wondered how you can teach others what data management is, and to persuade them that it is important? Well, we’ve got you covered: check out our new video “What is data management – and why do you need it in interdisciplinary life sciences?” […]

January 29, 2016

The Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences seeks a bioinformatician or systems biologist with skills or interest in ontological annotation, semantic interoperability or knowledge management, for the systems biology of salmon farming. This is a Researcher position of 3 years (with possibility of extension) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway. The project […]

January 26, 2016

FAIRDOM will host a user meeting as a satellite meeting of ICSB 2016 in  Barcelona on 15th September 2016. The user forum is for anyone who currently uses FAIRDOM software, or anyone who is interested in using FAIRDOM software, irrespective of seniority or scope of interest (students, researchers, lab managers, publishers, software developers etc). The […]

Are you a student, researcher, project investigator, lab manager, institution, publisher, data provider or anyone else interested in data and model management in interdisciplinary life-sciences? Thought you’d missed our first webinar on 25th Jan? Well, we have rescheduled the webinar for Monday 1st February 2pm – 3pm GMT.  Therefore you have another opportunity to join us. Our […]

January 20, 2016

Are you a student, researcher, project investigator, lab manager, institution, publisher, data provider or anyone else interested in data and model management in interdisciplinary life-sciences? Join our new webinar series launching Mon 25th Jan 2pm-2.45pm GMT. Our guest speaker for the first session will be Steven Wiley. To find our more about the webinar visit our webinar […]

January 13, 2016

Following the recent release and upgrade of FAIRDOMHub to SEEK version 1.0, we are pleased to announce that we now support creating and administering your own Programmes and Projects. This means as a registered user you can create your own Programmes, and create and add your own Projects and Profiles and administer them. After creation […]

January 11, 2016

The FAIRDOM team are pleased to announce the publication of “The evolution of standards and data management practices in systems biology” in Molecular Systems Biology. The paper presents a survey of the systems biology community that addresses standards usage and data management practices. The survey was conducted as part Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe (ISBE), of […]

December 17, 2015

We are pleased to announce the release of SEEK version 1.0. This version of SEEK forms the base version for our new https://fairdomhub.org service, about which we will be releasing more details in the new year. Included in this version are some key new features: Support for the self creation and administration of Programmes, and […]

October 23, 2015

The Cardiac Electrophysiology Web Lab tool enables characterization and comparison of electrophysiological models over a range of conditions. The resource is a collaboration between Jonathan Cooper and Gary R Mirams from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford, and Martin Scharm from the Department of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of Rostock. […]

October 15, 2015

A new public release of SEEK is now available, which is version 0.23.0. This version provides an overhaul of the user-interface and is based on the popular web framework Bootstrap For more information about this release please view our Change Log For information how to install SEEK, or upgrade from an earlier version please visit: http://seek4science.org/get_seek . […]

October 8, 2015

The Royal Statistical Society has expressed its support of a new agreement on open research data issued by the Open Research Data Forum, whose members include Research Councils UK, JISC, the Wellcome Trust and Universities UK. More information can be found at: http://www.statslife.org.uk/news/2496-rss-pledges-support-for-proposed-o…

The Research Council of Norway announces NOK 250 million to establish a national centre focussing on digital life. More to be found at http://www.forskningsradet.no/en/Newsarticle/NOK_250_million_for_a_new_b…

July 6, 2015

FAIRDOM will be presenting at ISMB 2015 in Dublin. There will be Technology Track talk by Carole Goble, followed by a demonstration of SEEK by Stuart Owen, in Wicklow Hall 2A during the afternoon of Tuesday 14th July.

June 1, 2015

The 16th International Conference on Systems Biology 2015 (ICSB 2015) will now be held on November 23-26, 2015 in Singapore. More information can be found at http://ttw.bic.nus.edu.sg/icsb15/

May 6, 2015

Sadly, ICSB 2015 in Shanghia has been cancelled for financial reasons.